It has been reported that the collection is part of a multi-year partnership deal between the two parties. This will be the football legend’s first official NFT drop. The drop is part of a global marketing campaign spreading crypto awareness and education. The NFT launch will help people learn more about web3 and the world of crypto and NFTs.
However, according to Binance, the debut official Cristiano Ronaldo NFT collection consists of seven animated statues with four varying rarity levels. The rarities span across Normal (N), Rare (R), Super Rare (SR), and Super Super Rare (SSR) respectively. The NFTs will capture the legacy of the football icon. Denoting moments from his early childhood days in Portugal, to the legendary bicycle kick moments of his stellar career.
The report said that select NFTs from the bunch will also contain personal messages from the football megastar, among other perks like autographs, Ronaldo & Binance merch, special access etc. The NFTs will also include guaranteed access to future CR7 NFT drops and mystery boxes.
“It was important to me that we created something memorable and unique for my fans as they are such a big part of my success. With Binance, I was able to make something that not only captures the passion of the game but rewards fans for all the years of support.”
He Yi, Binance Co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer stated:
“We believe the metaverse and blockchain are the future of the internet. We are honored to collaborate with Cristiano to help more people understand blockchain and showcase how we are building Web3 infrastructure for the sports and entertainment industry.”
The top 45 CR7 NFTs (5 Super Super Rare and 40 Super Rares) will be held for auction on Binance. The SSR set of NFTs will start at a 10000 Binance USD (BUSD) bid, and SR for 1,700 BUSD. Moreover, the auction will remain open for 24 hours, and the highest bidders may collect the NFTs.
Thus, the remaining 6,600 NFTs (600 Rare and 6,000 Normal) will be offered on Binance launchpad. The price for a Normal NFT will be 77 BUSD. Additionally, new Binance users who register and complete their KYC will also receive a Cristiano Ronaldo mystery box. The first 1.5 million new Binance members may sign in with the referral ID “RONALDO” to consider themselves for the boxes. Significantly, these mystery boxes may include limited-edition Ronaldo NFTs and other special gifts.
Source: NFT Evening